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# Fighter Jet

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12th March 2023 - 18th March 2023
# Black sea
US blasts 'reckless and unsafe' Russian jet collision with American drone
US officials have condemned the incident as ‘unprofessional’ and potentially leading to ‘miscalculation & unintended escalation’.
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# North Sea
Pilot found dead after US fighter jet crashes into North Sea
The cause of the crash is not known.
# failed coup
Theresa May signs €117m fighter jet deal with Turkey
The British Prime Minister is seeking to boost trade with the country post-Brexit.
# pass it on
Here's how you pass a bar of chocolate through a fighter jet
But all may not be as it seems…
# Albacete
Ten people dead after Greek fighter jet crashes at Spanish military base
Around 20 people are said to have been injured in the incident.
# Duck and Cover
This F-16 fighter jet narrowly missed a crowd of people while it was landing
Iran might be helping Iraq to fight ISIS by providing military jets
Iraq had previously received a shipment of the SU-25 jets from Russia.
# workin 9 to 5
No Swiss jets scrambled after hijacking... as airforce only works office hours
“Switzerland cannot intervene because its airbases are closed at night and on the weekend,” a spokesperson said.
# Flight
British fighter jet flies using 3D printed parts
It’s estimated that 3D printing parts would help the RAF save €1.4 million.
# Fighter Jet
Virginia fighter jet being flown by 'student pilot' - report
There are also witness reports suggesting the pilot deliberately shed fuel in order to minimise the impact of any crash.
# jet crash
US fighter jet crashes into residential area in Virginia
Six people have been hospitalised after the crash, including the two pilots who had ejected from the aircraft.
# Libya
US jet 'crash-lands' in field near Benghazi - report
The Daily Telegraph says a US fighter jet crashed due to a mechanical failure – but that the pilot ejected to safety.